Do all need to be strong? It is clear that an athlete, soldier, bricklayer, loggers, longshoremen or miner without strong muscles can not do. But what is needed is physical force people to mental health? How does it affect their work? The great mathematician Pythagoras' ancient contemporaries especially honored not for his theorem, but for the fact that he became the Olympic champion in the fist fight. In Plato's Academy were taught not only wisdom but also the classic struggle of all the rules of this art. By the way, an academician, a great athlete in his youth, he loved his old age to stretch your bones to future philosophers, and on occasion they namyat sides. Brilliant scientist and artist Leonardo da Vinci was not equal in all of Italy in the power duel, when you had to put his hand on the table of the enemy. Not only with our minds and exceptional knowledge of the glory of scholars one of the greatest of our countrymen Michael Lomonosov.
According to the memoirs of contemporaries, for it is not too difficult to break his knee on a log or railroad tie poker. At all times the strength of the muscles get along very well with the power of thought. Wonderful English poet Byron, not inherited from parents is nothing but the title of Lord, successfully replenished my wallet with … fists. In between work on the sublime poetry, he regularly participated in boxing matches to bet and usually won them. They argued that the training helped them in their mental work.
But is it really? To answer this question, we need experiments were strict, and they were held. It was found that students with well-developed, strong musculature is much easier to learn: they are less tired, more quickly restore power, more time to do it. Similar results were obtained from observations of young engineers doctors, teachers, which was checked by special assignments.